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announces he is leaving the obama administration. what energy >> the sandy hook elementary school shooting as sparked an intense debate on school safety. one security company in texas has seen a dramatic increase in the number of people wanting to get trained on how to respond to a shooter on campus. the training called alice stands for alert, lock down, inform, counter and evacuate. abc7 news education reporter leeann melendez got exclusive access to a recent training session at san jose city college. >> lock down, lock down, lock down. >> those two words mean an intruder is on campus. >> maria, open the door. where are you! >> this is how they deal with an active shooter. >> oh, wendy, i'm home, dear! open the door. >> the people behind the door tried to barricade themselves using what they can find, a table, a rope, anything to keep the intruder from coming in. >> people will survive, people will act appropriately if we give them guidance and if we give them permission to do so and that's what this is about. >> a texas-based company called response options is training people on how to g
the economy and restoring faith in our government. >>> energy secretary steven chu is stepping down. the former head of the lawrence berkeley national lab drew a lot of political fire during his tenure on the president's cab net. but as abc7 news political reporter mark matthew notes, khu also drew a lot of talent to the department as he worked to reshape its mission. >> at the white house, president obama publicly thank the steven chu for his service. steven has a great friend, a tremendous colleague working on a whole range of energy issues, but also designing a cap to plug the hole in the middle of the gulf of mexico when anyone else could figure it out. that's typical of the incredible contributionings he's made to this country. >> when he came here he had a nobel prize in physics but knee real experience in politics. >> he said honest things about climate change and energy which he had to for political reasons walk back during his confirmation hearing. >> he said things like coal is my worst nightmare and the country needs a much higher gasoline tax. >> most energy policy peopl
: coming up next, the latest cabinet member announces he is leaving the obama administration. what energy secretary steven khu wants to do instead. >> also "good morning america" takes over the french quarter. reporter indicate indicated will join us live from new orleans well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 1 year when you bundle tv and internet. rethink possible. >> carolyn: this morning, president obama is calling on congress to put aside their differences to reduce the deficit and promote economic growth. >> what we need instead is balanced approach. of course, let's cut what we can't afford but let's make the investments we can't afford to live without. the things that will help america compete for the best jobs and new industries. >> carolyn: pres
to reunite with its owner. >> new warning of energy drinks and what they could to do your >> welcome back, this morning police are looking for the owner of a bag of jewelry found in fremont. these are pictures of the jewelry found in a bag. a maintenance worker found the bag in the bushes yesterday morning. many of the items still have the price tags attached. if some of this belongs to you, contact the fremont police department. >> this morning, another reminder for people who park at meters on sundays in san francisco. it is no longer free according to the "san francisco chronicle", officers issued almost 1,800 tickets last sunday the first day the new rule was enforced. agree parking ended last month. tickets are $72 downtown and $62 in other areas of the city. the rules will generate an additional $2 million in revenue for the city. >> chilly start to this friday morning. >> will we warm up? mike nicco? >> we will look at our forecast, we will start this morning, 35 to 45 and more fog, and thicker than it was yesterday. we will have haze but don't worry about the air quality, it will
. the niners are adding solar panels to provide extra energy. >> the mayor lee intends to create a permanent nonprofit group aimed at bringing large-scale sporting events to the bay area, telling the san francisco chronicle with the new 49ers stadium going up in santa clara and an arena for the warriors headed for the san francisco water h -- waterfront there is the possibility of bringing the olympics to the area an improvement from a decade ago when they made a bid for the 2016 bid that was withdrawn when the proposed stadium bid fell apart. >> possibly 2024 olympics would be something. >> might even compete. who knows? >> you and i compete? >> yes. bobsled. >> okay. i will be rooting for you. >> mike nicco, how is the weather today? >> good time to be outside this afternoon. like yesterday. unlike yesterday, though, look at fog, not so thick. just hazy. four miles is the lowest visibility in santa rosa. we will watch sfo and oakland and san jose to make sure nothing develops. we have a low cloud deck. now, the winds are blowing in from the west to northwest so if you live east or southeas
the latest details. >>> and a new warning about energy drinks as they gain in popularity among teens. >>> and later in "the pulse" sunny's favorite story of the morning. beyonce explains what really happened at the inauguration. >>> welcome back, everybody. we're getting more insight today into the unemployment situation before this morning's january jobs report, payroll company adp said private employers added 192,000 jobs last month. analysts expect this report to show unemployment at 7.3% for the third straight month. >>> older workers are not making way for younger ones. almost two-thirds of americans between 45 and 60 plan to delay retirement. it's a steep increase from just two years ago. the reasons, financial losses, layoffs, and income stagnation. >>> you may have a tough time finding cold and flu medicine at the store. millions of bottles of theraflu and triaminic are being recalled because kids can open the child-resistant caps without disturbing the seals on the bottles. four children did just that and took the medications. one needed medical attention. >>> and new concer
the low and center of energy is, well to the north, and most of the radar returns from post land to seattle. they will stay there. it will be a quiet cold front today. when we get into it you can see a break and this is the extra sunshine for tomorrow, after the system falls apart today. and you go out here and this is the next system, not a lot of cloud cover, just a chance of showers for thursday. in fact, the best chance right in the morning hours in the north bay, and, then, right through the heart of rush hour, through the heart of the bay, and exiting the south bay by about noon. it gives you an how idea how fast it will move through and we will have .1" or at best .25". >> south 680, before industrial, cleared. bart and muni on time, and caltrain has possibly electric problems in san francisco that could cause train delays. we will for the that for you. right now it is working supportly but that could change. otherwise, road work, north 87 the ramp to northbound 280 is partly blocked until 6:00 this morning, and a look at the san mateo bridge commute, it is 15 minutes from
prices and tension in the middle east. the energy september dez the average price jumped 18 cents in just a week. near california the price spiked higher to $3.91 a gallon. that is because refineries are preparing to switch to summer grade fuel. >> i don't think people are happy about it what. are we going to do? who do we fight? >> i brought a scooter to conserve gas prices it's save meeg $200 a month. >> there is a look at price as cross the bay area, it's a penny more in san jose. in san flan, average is $3.93. >> talking about gas and gegt around town as you look live at 880 interchange there in $clpmany of us spent time, too much time, stuck in the car in traffic. now, a study pin points our frustration autos it shows traffic just as bad as that in los angeles there. is only one other city where drivers have it worse than we do. >> yes. cornell bernard hashs@u story. >> we do have the worst commute, yes. >> mike knows it. bay area traffic can be brutal. even on a motorcycle. >> we went to new york to mabt manhattan. it's easier to drive in manhattan than in berkeley. >> a study confi
we can to address this with people, who love oakland and want to keep the positive energy going. reporter: some residents and business owners wonder if the shooting could end first friday. >> it's wonderful and helpful for us. reporter: we tried to reach the mayor and representatives of first friday to find out the future of first fridays and knee then one round our call. there's a $25,000 reward being offer for information leading to an arrest. >> ama: boogie boarders come to the rescue at systemson beach. >>> a bizarre hazmat situation and a man found debt. >> an annual effort to change gang violence in san jose takes a new approach. >> leigh: we have a beach advisory to pass on to you. plus, we'll take a look at big changes expected weatherwise next week. >> and abc7 is the only place to watch the oscars on february 24th. we'll have details of all the nominees on an >> ama: two teenage boogie boarders saved an elderly man from the surf. they pulled him on the beach where two people gave first aid. the man has been taken by helicopter to a hospital. >>> police find hazardous
to address these. these are people who love oakland and want to keep the positive energy going. >> it began as an event for art murmur, and turned into a first friday night festival. the event attracts more than 1240u7b people with music and entertainment. >>> developing news. a rescue in the north bay. an elderly man was taken to the hospital after nearly drowning near the beach two teenage boogie boarders saw him struggling in the surf and brought him to safety. >> now to the excitement of super bowl xlvii. we're less than 24 hours away from the big game and our crews are live in new orleans tonight. we begin with. >> larry: a 49er and a raider but no edie debartolo go into the hall of fame. seven new members were voted in, but eddie d was not among those selected. there will be some red and gold going to captainon this year. larry allen, dominating force on the offensive line for years, most of the years with the coins-finished with the niners, came out of sonoma state, now liveness blackhawk. larry allen is a hall of famer, first ballot, as is warren zap. will be enshrined. she said his
in the locker room. we knew we had control over and it all we had to do is play with energy. and being able to go out with back-to-back super bowl wins would be great. >> after upprocessing oregon, stanford tried to complete a sweep the oregon schools. johnny dawkins says, let's hurry up so we can watch the superbowl. randall, a whacky sequence here. the steal, a behind the back fake and gets rejected. the beavers take it the other way. oregon state by two stanford wins 8 1-73. the cardinal has won three in a row, five of its last seven. >> the fourth ranked stanford women wore at corvallis. chiney nnemkadi ogwumike finds greenfield. stanford up by 11 at the half. another big game for ogwumike. her 17th double-doubling this season. stanford wins and improves to 20-2. >> at the phoenix open, phil mickelson was looking to complete a wire-to-wire victory. this event, also more casual than most golf tournaments. caddie races to the green. >> mickelson has been magic cal this week and reads this birdie putt on seven to perfection. put him 25 under war. and brandt snedeker knocks down this birdi
packed into the britannia arms near downtown san jose and the game has just resumed so the energy is picking up. of course, this has been a game full of high points and low points for 49ers fans tonight. >> south bay fans are cheering just as loud as fans in san francisco. nearly everyone here is hoping to be part of the super bowl win. the big game is only part of the fun. super bowl sunday is also about being with friends, having a few beers and enjoying bar food. most of the groups here are groups of friends and also a few families cheering on then 49ers. >> i'm excited. excitement, a little buzz. chasing my son all over britannia arms. >> now, as he mentioned there has been quite a few sections where the fans have had mixed reactions and have been pretty subdued. especially in the first half. the hopes are that the 49ers are going to come back in the second half. hopefully be able to hear the cheers coming from san jose, reporting live, sergio quintana, abc7 news. >> dan: an update now on the power outage. the power is back on at the super bowl and the game has resumed. >> ama
to get the sunshine to breakthrough the low clouds the high clouds will dim it and take away energy so today will be cooler than yesterday. cooler air with this system on tuesday and wednesday and to the west, this storm will bring us wet weather if thursday and friday. it does not look impressive because it is not. it doesn't have much moisture with it. we are talking possibly tenth of an inch, on thursday, and scattered showers on friday with highs only in the low 50's. and then slowly warming temperatures for saturday and sunday. >> thank you. happening right now, the academy is honoring the oscar contenders at the lunch on, with 160 oscar nominees gathering for the noon affair that includes jennifer lawrence and naomi watts. can you see who wins right here on february 24. >> an amazing discovery in england, a >> coming up at 3:00, robert deniro and bradley cooper and then we are live in santa clara as the niners return home to fans after coming up just short after one of the best come backs in super bowl history. and our news at 5:00, the stage relaxes algebra requirements raising
. >> it's amazing how much money we spend on energy. americans spend on average $2900 per year. that is almost 4% of our pretax income. today's news is a bit strus traitd since using less gasoline in 2012. higher gas prices outweig]b= savings throughout those reduced consumption methods. a second report from union of concerned scientists found they'll spend as much on gas as the cost of the vehicle. motorists who purchase a electric vehicle could get a tax brake under a measure introduced today. it would provide exemptions for those who buy electric cars s sales of the vehicles have been slower due to their higher costs but assembly man hopes to offer these incentives. the state supreme court ruling today that it's okay for retailers to ask you for personal information which you buy something with a credit card. law bans brick and mortar stores for asking for data. but court ruled same law does not apply to merchants. ruling the need to protect from fraud outweighs concerns. our media partner marin independent journal points out a wet december followed by a dry january helped t
found in energy drinks. pediatricians estimate 35% of american teens and adolescents drink the caffeinated beverages. the drinks are not fda regulated can cause palpitations, insomnia and anxiety and more dangerous for college students who mix alcohol with the energy drinks. >> what about energy strips you like so much? >> energy strips are fine. >> wondering. sunny is addicted to the things you put on your tongue. >> i will show everyone. i have them in my bag. >> little crackheadish. >> you need energy strips for this shift. >> okay. all right. >> i don't drink coffee. i need the energy strips. they're fantastic. >> crackish. crackish. >>> in other news, two major beer companies will not be toasting their big merger just yet. the federal government is trying to block a deal between budweiser and the mexican company that owns corona. the $20 billion merger will make anheuser-busch the biggest company even bigger. regulators are worried the deal would lead to higher beer prices and limited competition. >>> from beer to wine now, when it comes to the grape, the french are ta
of young people consuming energy drinks. those drinks can be a downer for teens causing racing heart, slopeness nights and anxiety and high blood pressure. doctors are seeing more cases. the study released by the academy of pediatrics found a can of high let caffeinated energy drink equals drinking a bottle of wine and a few cups of coffee. >> lawsuit files in san jose found that zoloft is no more effective than a sugar pill which is marketed and commonly prescribeed. zoloft is maze -- made by pfizer pfizer did not publish studies that found it as effective as a placebo and pfizer calls this "frivolous." patients should be reimburseed say the lawsuit and they asked the judge to approve two class-action cases. >> cold medications taken off the market because the caps can fail, the maker of the medications or syrups are recalling to million containers. the safety commission says that the child resistant caps can be removed by children posing a poison risk. there have been 12 reports of kids unscrewing the locked cap and four of them ended up ingesting the product. >> next at 6:00 a.m.,
began. te'o, friending a not knowing tuiasosopo was the man behind this picture. >> all of my energy went into this. as twisted and confusing as it may be, yeah, i cared for this person. >> reporter: and as to why he chose to kill off lennay on the very day te'o's grandmother died? >> that morning, when he hit me with that, i said, i'm here for you, i'm praying for your family. he went on and said, no, i don't need you. it hit me like a brick wall. i was like, whoa. right then and there, i made the decision. i can't do this lennay thing anymore. i ended it. >>> okay, now let's go back to josh in new orleans. counting down to the super bowl. more than 100 million americans will tune in for the big game, the ads, and beyonce. josh, your tailgate party has already begun. >> it has. in fact,it began almost a day ago when we flew down here with robin. more on that in a bit. the countdown to the kickoff of that game now. so much excitement here. for a super bowl that has already made history on the sidelines. because it will be brothers facing off, going head to head. regardless who goes h
. the dow has been flirting with a return to the 14,000 mark, on a rocket ride of economic energy. but today, a new report on growth created a speed bump. we wanted to know how serious is it? abc's david muir, here to tell us what he found out today. david? >> reporter: i've been fascinated, diane, with the race to the 14,000 mark on the dow. it's been something to watch. welcome news for so many boomers. finally seeing their 401(k)s come back. but tonight, the first real bump in some time. in fact, take a look at this. the market closing down. we came so close to that all-time high there, october 2007, before the crash. 14,164 there. look where we are tonight. we fast forward to current day, we're so close, 13,910. and tonight, those jittery boomers want to know, can they believe in the recovery? the stock market on a rocket ride. the dow with the best start to the year since 1989. but with today's speed bump, what are baby boomers to think? is the recovery in their investments, their 401(k)s, the real thing? what would you say to boomers who say, is the foundation really there? can they tr
, the flu. another plane made a landing january 22 after co-pimt fainted. >> energy secretary steven chu is the latest cabinet member to announce he is leaving the obama administration announcing he plans to resign as soon as his successor is confirmed. he within a nobel prize in physics in 1997. in 2011 he drew criticism from republicans forgiving a federal loan to sol lind dra. the company later, as you probably know, went bankrupt. >> an emotional send off for hillary clinton. staffers gave her a huge ovation and clinton urged thom work hard for john kerry when he assumes the job. also saying she's more convinced in the strength of the blobal read leader shivep. kerry and his wife greeted the media after being sworn in during a private ceremony. he says he's honored to be the 6th secretary of state and anxious to get to work monday morning. >> the new bay bridge is scheduled to open later this year and so far, all work is on schedule. we're live with an update. hi, heather. >> hi. carolyn. we're on what is called skyway section of the bridge. only 213 days left before opening. their d
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equipment makers targets as well. we're buying less gasoline but paying more for it. u.s. energy department says we spend $2900 a year on gas. that is 4% of our income. >> san francisco woman tells 7 on your side her gas range runs so hot she's afraid knobs on the stove could burn her. >>. >> this is interesting and odd. we couldn't find anyone who heard of this happening. but this woman insists that this is a stove that is too hot to handle. she pops her meat balls into the oven. nothing unusual except for what happens next. >> when i started to bake, the knobs started getting hot. >> even hotter when bakes and cooks at the same time. >> it's dangerous. especially for my son. he likes to cook. i won't let him near the stove. >> she says shaez to use a towel to protect her hand. the unit is made by electroluxe. the company sent out teches to her home, six times. >> the techs telling me that the oven releases its heat through these slates here. and they come up and hit the knobs. >> each time they told her the stove doesn't get hot enough to be of a danger to she called 7 on your side. we us
are seeing the biggest weekly jump in gasoline in two years. the energy department says gas prices rose 18 cents in the past week to an average of $3.54 a gallon. americans now spend 4% of our income on gasoline. more than 2,900 bucks a year. that's more than anytime in the last four years. >>> it should be easier to get a loan now. banks are slightly loosening their standards and lowering interest rates for businesses and developers in hopes of generating more loans. a few lenders are offering better terms on car loans. economists say, it's a sign that the economy is improving. >>> and the flu was bad for us. but good for clorox. the company had a big increase in earnings, thanks for strong sales of its disinfecting wipes and other products. clorox bleach is also doing well in stores. >>> apple's upgraded ipad hits stores today. this version of the ipad 4 will be chock full of storage to the tune of 28 gigabytes. it will cost about 800 bucks for the wi-fi only version. but it will cost more for lte. >>> a penny for your thoughts? maybe not. canada's decision to stop minting pennies have m
to the north which is the energy moving over the top of the high and moving away from us and i think we will be high and dry through the weekend which is unfortunate because we are living in our third driest january here in san francisco with half an inch and we have only had a third in oakland and two-thirds of an inch in san jose. we need more rain and mountain snow. it is just not out there with temperatures near 70 today and tomorrow and our warmest spot and low-to-mid 60's saturday, sunday, monday and tuesday and cooler weather with our first chance of showers on wednesday. have a great day. kristen and eric? >> super bowl coverage continues live from new orleans with the event putting fans right in the middle of the big game. >> but, first, a law school is in trouble with new numbers showing students are not flocking to the wait for presidey to save on a new mattress. sleep train's presidents' day sale is on now. save up to $500 on beautyrest and posturepedic. get a sealy queen set for just $399. even get 3 years interest-free financing on tempur-pedic. plus, free delivery, set-up
will be responsible for upgrading the roof, the piling system and drainage and put in an energy generator. it could cost as much as $15 million to $25 million according to sources familiar with that site. an architect durable study showed the is palace built for the 1915 panama exhibition is otherwise in great shape. >>> there's a proposal to replace san francisco's entire network of parking meters by next fall. the city has about 23,000 older meters that accept only coins and muni payment cards. those, plus the newer sf park technology meters, would all be replaced with brand new equipment. the coin meters are about 8 years old. the newer ones four years old. city managers say they are supposed to be replaced every seven years. >>> the city of oakland is cutting parking rates just in time for the chinese new year. parking garages, for instance, will charge just two dollars to park monday through friday. the rate reduction is part of a pilot program to bring more business to the city's chinatown district. >>> coming up next, a controversial photo, as president obama prepares to start his campaign f
," and it was pre-treated 14,000 times during the game. the energy company is investigating the cause of the outage. if you are not sick of the super bowl pizza, there will be pizza sliders at 3.5" in diameter they are smaller than personal pies. they will be offered for flow from 4:00 to 7:00 at participating stores tomorrow. the commerce department says tomato growers from mexico will revise a pact so do not worry about the prices going sky-high. the united states imported $2 billion of tomatoes from mexico in 2011. >> among the many records set at the super bowl was one that had fingers flying at half time. >> one, two, three, four. >> beyonce reunited with the members of destiny's child and twitter universe blew up experiencing 270,000 related tweets a minute during the event. that is six million tweets altogether. beyonce then revealed details of the next tour which will bring her here to san jose's h.p. pavilion july 2nd. orcines dense -- coincidence that the power went out after the show? >> they looked good. >> they did. >> how is the weather? >> not that electric but it will be later on if
lots of energy. he loves his momma. loves to be hugged. >> reporter: that's what you told me. he's a boy that loves to be hugged. >> he'll go up to anybody and ask them for a hug. >> reporter: she says ethan's mother is deaf stated and worried. >> because of ethan being autistic, he has behavioral problems and she don't want him to get in one of those moods where he's uncontrollable. she's scared that would happen. >> reporter: if ethan is able to watch this right now, what would you say to him directly? >> ethan, hang tough, little man. we love you. we are praying for you. >> reporter: and now the very real possibility that ethan could spend his birthday in captivity. he turns 6 next week. dan, bianna. >> just unbelievable. almost going on a week now, this poor little 5-year-old boy. >> time for a check of the other developing stories. ron claiborne is off. john muller is in for him. >> great to see you. good morning, everybody. we begin with a major bus crash. it happened in boston, three people seriously injured when an oversized bus packed with high school students slammed in
. >> speaking of hands. >> speaking of hands. okay. so are you lacking energy and lacking sex drive? >> yes. >> the answer is yes, of course. this is what you can do. it's a cream. you put it on your shoulders and >>> this morning on "world news now," baltimore's blowout. >>> this morning on "world news now" the ravens win their second super bowl in 12 years. >> both teams had to wait out an unprecedented power outage, catching everyone by surprise. it's monday, february 4th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> i'm rob nelson. and yes, another new chapter in the history of "world news now" begins this morning. diana perez, a heartfelt welcome to you as you join us here on the overnight crew. pleasure to have some new blood on set. you're here for the long haul here. >> i'm here for a while. it feels good to say i am diana perez and not i am filling in for -- >> that's right. >> -- so and so who's on assignment. >> you are not filling in. >> i'm here for three days. i'm here for good. >> that is what we like to hear. >> you're stuck with me, guys. >> the revolving door has closed
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